Previous Reunions

2023  Springfield, Sangamon Co., Illinois  “The Sturgeons meet the Lincolns………..again”  Mary Todd Lincoln as portrayed by Pam Brown

Abraham Lincoln (Captain) 1744-1786 from Wikipedia

2022 Shelbyville, Shelby Co., Kentucky  “91 to 1 Odds Still Derby Record for Roscoe Goose and Donerail”  Roscoe Goose as portrayed by Eddie Price, Long Run Cemetery

Kentucky Humanities presents Eddie Price as Roscoe Tarleton Goose, Kentucky Derby Winner

2021 Nashville, Brown Co., Indiana  “Back Home Again in Indiana”  History of Brown County, Indiana, Diana McDonald Biddle, State appointed Brown County Historian and Brown County Genealogist.  The Sturgeons of Schooner Valley, Rhonda Dunn, Chief Archivist of the Brown County Historical Society

The Sturgeons of Schooner Valley

2020 Nashville, Brown Co., Indiana  Cancelled due to coronavirus.

2019 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania   “Back to the Beginning’  Paxton Presbyterian Church and cemetery.  An appearance by John Harris, founder of Harrisburg.  Trek to Westminister Cemetery in Mifflintown to view graves of Margaret and Thomas Sturgeon, Sr.

2018 Louisville, Kentucky    Dedication Ceremony:  War of 1812  Marker at grave of Pvt. Thomas Sturgeon, Jr. in Long Run Cemetery, Eastwood, Jefferson Co., Kentucky,  “Kentuckians in the War of 1812”, Mrs. Ruth Korzenborn, President State of Kentucky N. S. U. S. D. 1812

Dedication Ceremony Program

2017  Plymouth/Rochester, Indiana  “The Sturgeons of Northern Indiana”  Fulton County Historical Society, Fulton County Museum, IOOF Cemetery in Rochester Historic Tour

2016 Louisville, Kentucky  “Middletown Roots”  Famous Cousins of Mine (Roscoe Goose) Hon. Brennan James Callan, Col., Historic Middletown Museum, Long Run Cemetery

Famous Cousins of Mine

2015  Fairview, Erie Co., Pennsylvania   “Sturgeons in Sturgeonville, Pennsylvania”  Presque Isle State Park Lighthouse and Perry Monument, Sturgeon House, Sturgeons and Coming to Fairview, Ms. Sabina Freeman, Fairview Area Historical Society

The Sturgeons & Coming to Fairview

2014  Munfordville, Kentucky  “Sturgeons in the Hart of Kentucky”   Battle of the Bridge Preserve and Woodson House, Prof. Lynwood Montell-retired folklorist, Western Kentucky University

2013   Frankfort, Kentucky    “A Look at the Past”   Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Frankfort Cemetery including graves of Daniel Boone and Sturgeon family members, Kentucky State Capitol and grounds, round table discussion-How to Trace Our Roots in Ireland and Great Britain, Thomas Clark Center of Kentucky History

2012   Shelbyville, Kentucky   “Back Home in Kentucky”   Cemetery headstone restoration-Bonnie Burks Gray;  Squire Boone and Nicholas Meriwether-Brig. Gen. (rtd) Ronald R. Van Stockhum, Sr.

2011   Murfreesboro, Tennessee  “Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War”  Stones River National Battlefield

2010  Bowling Green, Kentucky     Western Kentucky University Library and Museum     Remembering George W. Sturgeon

2009     Louisville, Kentucky     Blackacre Nature Preserve and Historic Homestead; tour of Moses Tyler homestead; Living history presentation of Dr. Thomas Walker, Kentucky explorer

2008     St. Louis, Missouri     The rise of Isaac H. Sturgeon to civic prominence in St. Louis in 1849

2007     Seymour, Indiana     Fort Vallonia and David and Robert Sturgeon

2006     Mammoth Cave, Kentucky     Original Sturgeon settlers within Mammoth Cave National Park

2005     St. Peters, Missouri     Daniel Boone on the Missouri Frontier

2004     Uniontown, Pennsylvania     Senator Sturgeon & the Doctors Sturgeon

2003     Lancaster, Ohio     Historic Lancaster – Sturgeon, McCoy, Sherman

2002     Columbia, Missouri     Missouri Railroads/Sturgeon Connections 

2001     Louisville, Kentucky

2000     Louisville, Kentucky     Genealogical Research/Historical Reality 

1999     Coraopolis, Pennsylvania     The Sturgeon Association

1998     St. Louis, Missouri     Isaac H. Sturgeon

1997     Louisville, Kentucky

1996     Owensboro, Kentucky

1995     Louisville, Kentucky

1994     Corydon, Indiana     Early Sturgeons in Indiana

1993     Indianapolis, Indiana     Indiana War Mothers; Indexing Franklin (IN) Cemeteries

1992     Bowling Green, Kentucky

1991     Louisville, Kentucky

1990     Louisville, Kentucky

1989     Louisville, Kentucky     Routes, Recollections & Recipes

1988     Louisville, Kentucky     The Political Sturgeons

1987     Louisville, Kentucky     Long Run Cemetery & Sturgeon-Gregg House; Ann Pamela Cunningham & Mount Vernon Ladies Association

1986     Louisville, Kentucky     Kentuckiana; Brown Hotel; Cave Hill Cemetery

1985     Franklin, Indiana     Alice M. French & American War Mothers; Sturgeons of Johnson County

1984     Louisville, Kentucky     This Is Your Life – Edith Louise Wood

1983     Louisville, Kentucky     Railroads

1981     Locust Grove, Louisville, Kentucky     George Rogers Clark

1978     Louisville, Kentucky     Roscoe Goose

1977     Belle of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

1976     Paxton Church, Paxtang, Pennsylvania     Bicentennial Meeting

1975     Eastwood, Kentucky

1974     Old Stone Inn, Simpsonville, Kentucky      Organizing Meeting

1969     Eastwood, Kentucky     First Meeting